Found March 11, 2013 on Fox Sports Florida:
CORAL GABLES, Fla. Hes a Baseball Hall of Famer, a 12-time All-Star, an MVP and a World Series champion.But in South Florida, hes sometimes an afterthought.Former Cincinnati Reds star shortstop Barry Larkin rarely misses a University of Miami home basketball game. His son, Shane Larkin, is a star point guard for the Hurricanes and a strong candidate for ACC Player of the Year.Shane is getting plenty of adulation these days for the surprising Hurricanes, who won the ACC regular-season title and will play their first conference tournament game Friday in Greensboro, N.C. Hes unexpectedly this winter become the big star in the Larkin family.They like ignore Barry, said Hurricanes center Reggie Johnson. Im like, Thats an MLB Hall of Famer. But right now they know Shane better than Barry. We go to the Sports Grill (in Coral Gables) after games and I remember (patrons) gave Shane a big hand clap and Barry just kept walking. They werent paying any attention to him . Im like, Thats crazy. H...

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